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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Allen Arbor Day Celebration 2021

Volunteer helps distribute tree saplings at a previous Allen Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care. Join us for Allen Parks and Recreation’s annual Arbor Day Celebration happening Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon at Glendover Park!

The celebration includes tree ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

New connections and amenities approved for Rowlett Creek Trail

Photo of an existing portion of Rowlett Creek Trail

Allen City Council approved design contracts at the Aug. 24 Council Meeting for new trail connectivity and features along Rowlett Creek Trail. 

Trail connectivity is the latest project underway for Rowlett Creek. In July, Council approved an exten...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Now hiring multiple Lifeguard positions, training included!

Male lifeguard stands near the edge of Ford Pool as children play in the water

Allen is hiring 10+ lifeguards across multiple positions, including seasonal and full-time guards, head lifeguards and water safety instructors for swimming classes. With training and certification covered at no cost before starting, anyone 16+ who enjoys...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

'Fall' into fitness at Allen recreation facilities!

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Did you know increasing your physical activity can help reduce stress and elevate your focus on overall wellbeing? From private personal training sessions to group fitness classes, you're invited to join LIFE in Allen fitness activities this fall.

Fitness ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Access Counseling Group makes a splash with COAST

Two COAST swimmers wading in a lap lane pool

City of Allen Swim Team (COAST) began the summer 2021 season with Access Counseling Group joining the team as a new and exciting partner for athletes and their families.

Our coaches, athletes and staff send sincerest thanks to Access for their involvement ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

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Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

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